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. 70 people went to hospital. some are hurt badly. susan candiotti in bridgeport for us. officials released new information. what are they saying? >> reporter: the national transportation safety board just wrapping up its news conference. said it absolutely has not decided. it's so early. what could have possibly caused the crash. they did indicate they are focusing on one possibility. that is they found a small fracture in one of the railses involving the eastbound train. that's the one headed from new york to new haven and is the one that initially derailed and crashed with another commuter train 6:15 friday night. they will take a closer look at that. they are taking charge of the black boxeses called event recorders and sending those to the lab in washington, d.c. to analyze those for additional information. they are looking at a lot of possibilitieses here. nothing has been ruled out. governor malloy from the state of connecticut was here and talked about what he saw. >> what happened is a train derailed and is literally plowing through tons of gravel as well as tearing up met
. a lot of injuries in this as well. our susan candiotti is live in bridgeport, connecticut. you've been there through it all. any indication at this time of the latest in the investigation and how long it could take? >> not yet, but they are making progress. all night long, poppy, investigators have been meticulously prying apart each of these train cars from each other and rolling them down the tracks so that they can clear the area sew tho that repairs c begin. they've already recovered black boxes from both of the trains that jumped the track. and they'll be trying to figure out a timeline from that. for example, how fast each of the trains was going. they have that information and expect to be revealing it to us later today. but they're also paying special interest to one particular area, take a look. measuring tracks and twisted rails, climbing into and on top of damaged train cars, national transportation safety board investigators are dissecting every possibility to find out what went wrong. for one thing, they're taking a closer look at a rail fracture below the new york new hav
for commuters and also a lot of heart ache for people injured in it. susan candiotti has more on the accident and the investigation. susan. >> poppy, foul play is the only thing the national transportation safety board investigators are ruling out at this time. there is a world of possibilities for what caused this crash, but they did tell us they're paying special attention to one thing. measuring tracks and twisted rails. climbing into and on top of damaged train cars. national transportation safety board investigators are dissecting every possibility to find out what went wrong. for one thing, they're taking a closer look at a rail fracture below the train that jumped the tracks before a second train plowed into it from the opposite direction. >> it is of substantial interest to us. we'll be sending up a portion of that track back to the laboratory in washington, d.c., for analysis. >> reporter: for friday night commuters, it was a scare they'll never forget. suddenly a rocky ride, screeching brakes and a violent impact. >> everyone was flying around the car. >> you could see the dust by c
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